Daily Archives: July 13, 2017

UN envoy calls on Security Council to further support fight against terrorism in West Africa, Sahel

13 July 2017 &#150 Amid rising terrorism and violent extremism in West Africa and the United Nations envoy for the region called on the Security Council to further support national and Regional efforts to combat …

Terrorism, Violent Extremism Hampering Efforts to Improve Infrastructure, Create Jobs in Sahel, Special Representative Tells Security Council

Political Will Needed in Fighting Boko Haram, Delegates Stress, as Bolivia, Russian Federation Warn against Interventionism, ‘Outside Meddling’

Despite laudable progress towards democratic consolidation, the security situation in West Africa and the Sahel remained a …

Mankind Must Turn Tide on Relationship with World’s Oceans as Well-Being of Both Were at Risk, Speakers Warn High-Level Political Forum

Building on the momentum of the recent United Nations Ocean Conference, speakers today warned that, with the well-being of the world’s oceans and by extension, humanity, at risk, mankind must turn the tide on its …

Activities of Secretary-General in Germany, 7-8 July

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Hamburg, Germany, on the morning of Friday, 7 July, from Crans-Montana, Switzerland.

The Secretary-General was in Hamburg to participate in the two-day Group of 20 (G20) Summit.  He …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

**West Africa and Sahel

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed ibn …